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Bird watching at Makweti Safari Lodge

Humans have been observing birds for thousands of years, initially because they were thought to be predictors of the future.

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Elephant spotting in the wild

Guests Carlos and Gladys from the Netherlands witnessed a breeding herd of elephants in the Sterkstroom Valley in early November with Makweti’s Manager Gary Parker. Gary took this image of a calf, estimated to be about four weeks old.

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Game viewing from the comfort of Makweti Safari Lodge

With no fences at Makweti Safari Lodge, wild visitors roam freely throughout our property. What this means is that guests can occasionally expect to see anything from a shy duiker-antelope to an elephant intent on drinking from a suite’s private plunge-pool – all without leaving the comfort of the lodge.

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Makweti Safari Lodge guests to investigate their roots in the Cradle of Humankind

The discovery of new human relative species fossil in the Cradle of Humankind, just a three-hour drive from Makweti, has once again brought the origin of mankind into question.

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Celebrate World Chaîne Day with Makweti Safari Lodge

August 27, 2015 By Events Comments Off

The second annual Chaîne Day will be celebrated around the world on Friday, September 25 and at Makweti Safari Lodge, our Chef Johannes Maredi has already planned an extra-special menu for the day.

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